LFS-6.3 chapter 5.12

Scott Castaline hscast at charter.net
Thu Sep 11 10:24:28 PDT 2008


Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 9:26 AM, Scott Castaline <hscast at charter.net> wrote:
>> Just realized that I did the 2nd pass of binutils-2.17 build from within
>> the source directory instead of the build directory. Is this going to be
>> a problem with the rest of the build? If it is, can I undo it and how,
>> or do I need to start from scratch again?
> 
> No, it's not a big deal. Building in a separate build directory is
> just a nice precaution to keep built objects separate from the source,
> but it's not necessary. As long as you were working from a freshly
> unpacked source tree, everything will be fine. If you were working
> from a stale tree where there were patches previously applied or stale
> built objects, that would be a problem and you'd have to back up.
> 
> --
> Dan
That's what I thought, just wasn't sure, thanks to both you and Satish, 
for your quick replies, Now I can move on.



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